A Supreme Road Show
1. Watch ‘Inside the Supreme Court of Canada – The Role of the Court’ to find out more about this institution at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSRjHi8KPc4 [3:40].
2. Watch ‘Supreme Court hears cases in Winnipeg this week in historic first’ on CBC’s The National at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cwamxo8xlmM [1:44].
3. Visit the Supreme Court of Canada website at https://www.scc-csc.ca/ to find out more about the court, the judges, cases, and more.
4. Find out more about Canada's legal system at https://thecanadaguide.com/basics/legal-system/ and https://thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/courts-of-law.
5. The Canadian Encyclopedia has a good explanation of the judiciary in Canada at
6. Visit the Department of Justice website at https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/csj-sjc/.
7. Read about the Chief Justice of Canada at http://www.thecourt.ca/judicial-biography-chief-justice-wagner/.
8. Watch an interview with Chief Justice Wagner at
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
1. Read the BBC explainer ‘Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU’ at
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-32810887 to find out more about Brexit and why it’s important.
2. Watch the video ‘What could a no-deal Brexit actually mean for you?’ at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpYrclfgX2I [8:47] to find out more about the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on UK citizens.
3. View ‘Brexit explained for confused Americans’ at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecnGuivg0is [4:38] and ‘Brexit explained – what happens when the UK leaves the EU’ at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eoDwvl0QGk [11:07] to learn more about the UK's planned exit from the EU, and the reasons for it.
Turkey Versus Syria’s Kurds
1. Watch videos showing the chaos unfold in northern Syria as Turkey launched an invasion following President Trump’s October 6 decision to withdraw U.S. troops from the area at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlIvtHqKkUk [3:42].
2. Read 'Who are the Kurds?' at https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-29702440
Teen Vaping on the Rise
1. Find updated casualty numbers for vaping-related illnesses on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/severe-lung-d....
2. View the results of the 2016 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs Survey at https://uwaterloo.ca/canadian-student-tobacco-alcohol-drugs-survey/ (scroll down to ‘Provincial data on youth e-cigarette use’ to view factsheets by province).
3. Watch a video interview with Simah Herman at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIyzUVfJpN4 [8:24]. Simah became an anti-vaping advocate after surviving a severe lung illness that caused her to be placed in a medically induced coma.
4. Watch 'Is Vaping Safe – A Doctor Talks e-Cigarettes and Lung Disease' at